Alexander Bublik vs Andrey Rublev
Alexander Bublik will play against Andrey Rublev in the final in the 1st round in Moscow and we got Best free tennis tips for the tournament. The game is on Tuesday, 15 October and will not start before 10:00 UK.
Alexander Bublik world number 54 will remember the tournament in Chengdu. There he was outsider against Taylor Harry Fritz but beat him 4-6, 7-5, 7-5 in the 1st round and again in the 2nd round as underdog Bublik won against Jordan Thompson 6-4, 7-5. In the ¼ final his opponent was Grigor Dimitrov and the Bulgarian won the 1st set 5-7 but then with 2 tiebreaks, the player who plays for Kazakhstan won the match. In the ½ final he was favorite for the 1st time in the tournament and beat Lloyd Harris. In the match for the title, Alexander played against Pablo Carreno-Busta and won the 1st set 7-6 but lost the match after 4-6 and tiebreak which was won by the Spanish in the final set.
In Shanghai, Bublik won two qualifications rounds against Goncalo Oliveira and Yoshihito Nishioka to play in the 1st round against Felix Auger Aliassime where he retired after lost the 1st set and the result in the 2nd set was 0-4. Apart from that Bublik reached the 3rd round in the US Open after beating Santiago Giraldo and Thomas Fabbiano but there he was stopped by Pablo Andujar.
Andrey Rublev world number 33 will play again in Russia after the tournament in St. Petersburg in September where he won in the 1st round against Ilya Ivashka and then in the 2nd against Richard Berankis but in the ¼ final his opponent was phenomenal Daniil Medvedev who eliminated him. In China, the Russian played first in Beijing and beat in his first match Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 7-5 but in the second Fabio Fognini stopped him after 3-6, 4-6. In the Shanghai, Masters Rublev got 2 wins without losing a set against Borna Coric and John Millman but in the 3rd round, Alexander Zverev beat him and later played in the match for the title but lost from Medvedev.
Bublik and Rublev played only once so far exactly in Moscow in the qualification round 1 in 2016 and Alexander Bublik won that match 2:0 sets. Things are different now and Russian is the favorite and with support from the fans, I think he will win that match.
Best free tennis tips: Rublev to win